Posts Tagged ‘launch’

Air Force’s Second Attempt To Air-Launch Hypersonic Weapon Fails

For the second time in months, the US Air Force has unsuccessfully tested a prototype hypersonic weapon.  The Air Force’s AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, separated from the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bomber during an air-launch test on July 28 when the rocket motors failed to ignite. This test follows the first unsuccessful flight test in April.  Testing […]

Dubai To Launch “Drone Box” To Reduce Police Response Time To Crimes

Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tapped Israeli drone company Airobotics for their “Drone Box” platform to help police respond within one minute — instead of 4 minutes 40 seconds to incidents anywhere in the metro area, according to the Government of Dubai. Airobotics’ website offers some insight into the durability of the […]

Right-Wing Pundits Launch Attack on Simone Biles Following Mental Health Concerns

Several conservative pundits have launched unhinged attacks on Simone Biles—widely considered the greatest female gymnast of all time—following her decision to withdraw from the team and individual all-around gymnastics events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to mental health concerns. Biles, who took part in an error-prone qualification round for the artistic gymnastics team event […]

Launch: ‘Group Of Friends In Defense Of The United Nations Charter’

We, representatives of Algeria, Angola, Belarus, Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Cuba, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Iran, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nicaragua, the State of Palestine, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Syria, and Venezuela to the United Nations, are pleased to announce the official launch and establishment of the “Group of […]

CDC Launch Investigation After 13-Year-Old Drops Dead After COVID Shot

The CDC has launched an urgent investigation into the death of a 13-year-old boy who died suddenly two days after recieving the second dose of the Pfizer mRNA vaccine. Jacob Clynick received his second COVID shot on June 13, days after graduating from the eighth grade. His aunt, Tammy Burages, said he experienced fever and general fatigue. […]

Saudi Arabia to launch new airline in tourism drive 

Saudi Arabia is to launch a second national airline as part of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s Vision2030 strategy, which aims to diversify the kingdom’s economy away from dependency on oil. According to local media, the new flag carrier will make Saudi Arabia the 5th ranked airline globally in terms of air transit traffic. No […]

Tunisians launch of Referendum Front to change political system

A group of Tunisian NGOs, groups, public figures, and political factions yesterday launched the Referendum Front to work on carrying out a referendum to change the country’s political system, Arabi21 reported. Spokesman of Sumud Coalition, which forms part of the new group, Hussam Al-Hami, said: “The Referendum Front will be a force that will push […]

Smart IoT Devices Can Be Weaponized By Hackers To Launch Even Larger DDoS Attacks

The internet of things (IoT) has increased the prevalence of intelligent objects at home. These devices can be anything from smart light bulbs to televisions, appliances to cameras, and even water heaters – can be hacked and weaponized to create an army of smart devices to scale up attacks against corporations and governments, according to Bloomberg.  Researchers […]

Egypt to launch 2 satellites next year 

Egypt is to launch two satellites next year, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research has announced. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar made the announcement during the Europe-Africa Space Earth Observation High-Level Forum in Lisbon, Portugal. The Nexast-1, weighing just 65kg, will be a lightweight satellite used for remote sensing and scientific research. The EgyptSat-2 will […]

Youth Launch ‘Stronger Campaign’ For UN Biodiversity Day

Above Photo: Alison Kentish/IPS. Tired with Tokenism. International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on May 22 under the theme ‘we’re part of the solution.’ A network of youth groups is informing policymakers that young people are tired of the same old rhetoric and platitudes. The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) has put leaders and […]

Israeli Civilians Under Rocket Fire as Palestinians Launch More Than 500 Missiles

(The Media Line) Two civilians were killed and more than 80 wounded by Gazan rockets raining down on Israeli cities and towns on Monday and Tuesday, with no end in sight. The Israel Defense Forces estimated that Palestinian organizations in Gaza had fired more than 500 projectiles. The vast majority were directed at Israel’s southwest […]

SpaceX accepts dogecoin as payment to launch lunar mission next year

SpaceX will launch the “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon” in the first quarter of next year, with Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company accepting the meme-inspired cryptocurrency dogecoin as payment.”SpaceX launching satellite Doge-1 to the moon next year – Mission paid for in Doge – 1st crypto in space – 1st meme in space,” Musk said […]

Thirty-Five Fires in Israel’s South as Gaza Terrorists Launch Incendiary Balloons

A part of a wheat field goes in flames after Palestinians in Gaza sent incendiary balloons over the border near Nir Am, southern Israel May 9, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Amir Cohen At least 35 fires broke out in southern Israel on Sunday, as terrorists from Gaza launched incendiary balloons at the Jewish […]

Israel Strikes Hamas Military Post After Rocket Launch From Gaza

A rocket is launched into the Mediterranean Sea, from the Gaza Strip, Dec. 29, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Mohammed Salem. JNS.org – The Israeli Air Force struck a Hamas military post in southern Gaza early Sunday morning in response to a rocket fired into Israel from the Strip late Saturday night, the Israel Defense Forces […]

Iranian cultural centers launch green film festival  

Iranian cultural centers launch green film festival   – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Three Iranian cultural centers have teamed up to organize an international film festival to promote environmental issues and sustainable development. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Earth Film Festival, established by the Green Civilization NGO, Ordibeheshte Oudlajan Art and Cultural Complex and […]

In Wake of HRW Apartheid Report, Israeli Propagandists Launch Global PR Offensive

NEW YORK — A recently released bombshell Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has made waves around the world. For the first time, the New York-based non-governmental organization has categorized Israel as an apartheid state guilty of “crimes against humanity.” The 213-page study goes into detail about a range of racist laws and policies carried out […]

Trump attorney, other allies launch voter fraud organization

State Attorney General Ken Paxton waits on the flight line. | AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez “The Election Integrity Alliance’s National Board is comprised of individuals who have fought for election integrity at great personal risk and who are champions for free and fair elections,” the organization said in a statement. People familiar with the project say […]

US entertainment grant site won’t launch on Shabbat after complaints

A federal grants program for the entertainment industry moved the relaunch of its applications portal from Saturday to Monday, after observant Jews and others complained that the Saturday plan put them at a disadvantage for the billions in funding. The Small Business Administration announced the new date late Friday afternoon, shortly before the start of […]

NASA-SpaceX set to launch next 4-member crew to ISS

NASA and commercial rocket company SpaceX were due to launch a new four-astronaut team to the International Space Station early on Friday in what would be the first crew propelled into orbit by a rocket booster recycled from a previous spaceflight. The company’s Crew Dragon capsule, the Endeavour, was set for liftoff atop a SpaceX […]

SnowaTec: Snowa to Launch Innovation Factory in Isfahan

Snowa Company, an Iranian producer of home appliances, is planning to establish a technology center inside the University of Isfahan in collaboration with the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology. The plant, branded as SnowaTech, is aimed to expand the companies’ scientific connections and boost its innovative potentials. The center will host Snowa’s research and […]

Scientists Launch ‘Covid Reinfection’ Trial On Young, Healthy Volunteers In UK

As part of a new UK study, scientists plan to attempt to reinfect young, healthy volunteers who have recovered from covid-19. The volunteers will be deliberately exposed to covid for a second time to see how the immune system reacts. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. The […]

Pennsylvania Woman Leaves Her Full-Time Job to Launch Veteran’s Charity

A Pennsylvania woman left her full-time job as an educator after 17 years to launch a charity aimed at helping veterans. Christy Lucas said her inspiration to launch her charity, Roots for Boots, came from a calling to give to those who have served our country. “I always had a giving heart and always just […]

Orthodox Union to launch grant program to return to synagogue life

With the reopening of synagogues on the horizon amid the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic dying down, the Orthodox Union (OU) has launched a challenge grant intended to reinvigorate synagogues and encourage congregants to return to synagogue life.The grants will be awarded to congregations who create innovative programs or services to encourage a return to […]

Democrats launch long-shot bid to expand US Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AFP) — A group of congressional Democrats launched a daunting bid Thursday to expand the US Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices, angering Republicans who accused their rivals of attempting a power grab to enact President Joe Biden’s agenda. The move appears to be an effort by the party’s progressive wing to pressure […]

John Howard inspires at UIA WA Campaign launch event

Browse > Home / News / John Howard inspires at UIA WA Campaign launch event April 12, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Over 600 supporters came together for the UIA WA Campaign Launch Event recently at Optus Stadium in Perth, where they heard keynote speaker former Prime Minister John Howard. John Howard […]

Russians launch miniature rockets to celebrate Yuri Gagarin

Dozens of rockets take off over the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg, celebrating the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s space flight. On April 12, 1961 Gagarin became the first human to journey into outer space and he remains a national hero in Russia and the symbol of Soviet dominance in the space race. […]

Drone Deliveries to Launch in Tel Aviv By Year’s End

(The Media Line) Your next burger could be delivered by drone. Israeli company Simplex Interactive is planning to launch a pilot project in Tel Aviv that will see goods purchased online delivered via unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) by the end of the year. During a recent demonstration in the northern Israeli city of Hadera, Simplex […]

Reformers Launch Group Aimed at Challenging Muslim Antisemitism

A worshiper wearing a mask prays inside Al-Aqsa mosque as it reopened after a two-and-a-half month closure due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread, on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, May 31, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad. Antisemitism has become “a […]

IT BEGINS: New York Launch COVID-19 Passport

    New York is set to introduce the Excelsior Pass, a passport which proves you have taken the Covid-19 vaccine or have a negative test in order to enter events and businesses. “Similar to a mobile airline boarding pass, individuals will be able to either print out their pass or store it on their […]

Iran to launch 4th ‘house of innovation’ in Russia soon

TEHRAN – Iran will inaugurate its fourth house of innovation in Russia in May with the aim of finding new markets for domestic knowledge-based products in the neighboring country. A delegation of Iranian knowledge-based companies will visit Russia on May 24-25 in order to hold business-to-business (B2B) meetings with their Russian counterparts, ISNA reported on Monday. […]

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